ACT will use contraceptive darts to manage kangaroo population, but some culling still needed

Jasper Lindell
By Jasper Lindell
Updated April 15 2022 - 6:19am, first published April 13 2022 - 10:35pm
A contraceptive vaccine will be rolled out at scale in the ACT for the first time to manage the territory's kangaroo population. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong

An Australian-first contraceptive program will be rolled out in the ACT to manage the territory's kangaroo population, which will mean fewer animals need to be shot in annual culls.

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Jasper Lindell

Jasper Lindell

Assembly Reporter

Jasper Lindell joined the Times in 2018. He is a Legislative Assembly reporter, covering ACT politics and government. He also writes about development, heritage, local history, literature and the arts, as well as contributing to the Times' Panorama magazine on Saturdays. He was previously a Sunday Canberra Times reporter.

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